[Contest] I Love to Watch Legally Blonde Because…

Contest Duration: June 15, Tuesday until June 20, Sunday 11.59pm.  Related Post: OAP | Legally Blonde The Musical in Manila! Legally Blonde is a feel-good show, full of “girl-power” and lots of eye-candy fun. We met the star-studded cast of Legally Blonde during their rehearsals and we were surprised to see most of our favorite theater actors … Continue reading [Contest] I Love to Watch Legally Blonde Because…

Gelatissimo, Best Gelato in Cebu and Manila?

When a friend told me that Gelatissimo is the best gelato in Manila, I was determined to try it for myself. I got tired of tasting just-another-frozen-yogurt-or-gelato-store out there but Gelatissimo made a big impression. For me, in the gelato arena, the best ones are: Amici’s Gelato (same as with Cara Mia) Gelatone’s Gelato (same … Continue reading Gelatissimo, Best Gelato in Cebu and Manila?

Ba Noi’s – Secret Vietnamese Hole-in-the-Wall in Makati

Related Post: Bawai, The Best Home Made Vietnamese I’ve Ever Tasted Ba Noi’s is creating a buzz in the foodie community because it is probably the closest to authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Manila. It is authentic in terms of the imported ingredients used, their chef (who is Vietnamese) (it is confirmed that the pinoy chefs … Continue reading Ba Noi’s – Secret Vietnamese Hole-in-the-Wall in Makati

Minnie Puno’s The Home Chef Private Dining

The idea of opening one’s house to strangers for private dining may seem odd and a bit foolish to some, but not for Minnie Puno. Minnie is known in the foodie circle for her Minnie Mousse (chocolate mousse with a twist of liquor), ang saWRAP asian wraps sold in Legaspi Market, and CROQS, filled Potato Croquetas. So when she decided that she wanted to share … Continue reading Minnie Puno’s The Home Chef Private Dining

Yes Yes to Yen Yen

Taiwan Cha Chang Noodles – P68 We were a little hesitant about trying out Yen Yen because we had a bad food experience with the Yen Yen Stall along Shaw. Anyway, we decided to give it another shot after watching the Bellyfest at the PETA theater. I’m happy to say we were pleased with our decision to … Continue reading Yes Yes to Yen Yen

Why I Love Bellyfest 2010

I’m pleasantly surprised to know that there’s a flourishing Belly Dancing community in Manila. I met Jill Ngo and her Goddesses of Bellydance, who introduced me to the Bellyfest 2010, during the Ultimate Taste Test 4.0 event. According to Jill, most women belly dance because of the following reasons: It is fun and creates camaraderie … Continue reading Why I Love Bellyfest 2010

Isabelo, Marikina’s Secret Restaurant

We were blown away by our recent Isabelo Garden restaurant experience. It was indeed a secret restaurant — you really have to journey to the heart of Marikina to find it. The food tastes good and you can tell that everything was cooked with love by the lovely Ms. Portia. The rustic Italian ambiance is set … Continue reading Isabelo, Marikina’s Secret Restaurant

In defense of Filipino food (a rebuttal by Claude Tayag)

(I love this rebuttal from Claude Tayag in defense of the Filipino Food. I'm publishing this with permission from the author so that more Filipinos could read this. Let me know what you think…)   (Photo from Filipino food: Off the menu, LA Times, Feb. 25, 2010, by Amy Scattergood.) May 7, 2010 The EditorLos Angeles Times202 … Continue reading In defense of Filipino food (a rebuttal by Claude Tayag)

What’s New in Boracay in 2010? (Part 2 of 2)

Read First: What’s New in Boracay in 2010? (Part 1 of 2) 5. Battle of the Best Spa on Boracay Island! Mandala Spa. Considered as one of the best spas in Asia, Mandala continues to push the envelope in holistic wellness with its Shodhana Karma rejuvenation program and The Mandala Spa Hilot Trilogy. Recently, an innovative … Continue reading What’s New in Boracay in 2010? (Part 2 of 2)